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There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$97 - $250

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Bus Megabus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Washington DC

$19 - $33

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...

$78 - $194

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New Carrollton, Md 3587

$21 - $48

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station 129.2 miles

$12 - $19

Fly Philadelphia to Reagan Washington, subway  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) PHL - DCA
  2. Take the subway from ARCHIVES station to COLLEGE PARK/U OF MD station

$172 - $445

Fly Philadelphia to Baltimore  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Baltimore (BWI) PHL - BWI

$227 - $568

Fly Philadelphia to Washington Dulles, subway  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Washington Dulles (IAD) PHL - IAD
  2. Take the subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to COLLEGE PARK/U OF MD station

$198 - $820

Train to Lancaster, fly to Baltimore  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak
  2. Fly from Lancaster (LNS) to Baltimore (BWI) LNS - BWI

$78 - $132

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station is to train which costs $95 - $250 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at College Park Umd Station & Bus Bay E via New Carrollton Station & Bus Bay H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 37 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and College Park–University of Maryland Station is 116 miles. The road distance is 129.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $95 - $250.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs $95 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $18 - $35 and takes 4 h 4 min, you could also fly, which costs $220 - $600 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 3 min.

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Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Carrollton, Md station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station.
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  • Distance: 116.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and College Park–University of Maryland Station, MD, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $250 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $25 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Lancaster to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New Carrollton Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from ARCHIVES station to COLLEGE PARK/U OF MD station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from L'ENFANT PLAZA station to COLLEGE PARK/U OF MD station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Lancaster Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New Carrollton, Md
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Philadelphia to College Park–University of Maryland Station.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 757+ hotels available in College Park–University of Maryland Station. Prices start at $82 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs $7.

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